Grace Olson

Grace Olson

Social Media Correspondent

Department: Sports

Grace is ecstatic to be the newest member of the GPB sports team! She is currently completing her college career at the University of Georgia as a senior, finishing up undergraduate degrees in both Digital & Broadcast Journalism and Sport Management. Grace has worked with all of the major sports networks since Fall of 2010 as a runner and production assistant, helping to cover events such as the SEC Championship, the NCAA Final Four, the summer X Games, and the BCS National Championship. She has completed internships at both FOX 5 Sports in Atlanta and Turner Sports.Grace's newest venture is taking on the role of Social Media Correspondent for GPB Sports. A Georgia girl all her life, Grace attended Dunwoody High School and was a football cheerleader all four years. She is so excited to again be a part of the experience that made her high school days so enjoyable and to serve the Georgia community by helping GPB Sports showcase the talent, passion, spirit and dedication that is attached to high school sports across the wonderful state of Georgia.

Recent News Articles

June 11, 2014 - 1:38pm
First, there was the hybrid. Then, there were the plug-in electric vehicles. Now, we have the Ford C-MAX Solar Energi concept car. Think of it as a plug-in electric car with solar panels on the roof...
May 22, 2014 - 2:00pm
Rich Georgia soil is probably most famous for its peanuts and peaches, but there’s a new crop in town – olives. Longstanding business partners Georgia Senator Tommie Williams, Clint Williams and...
May 5, 2014 - 3:32pm
Imagine a living space with chiming walls, colored lighting to mirror mood, and fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs growing right outside of the window. Now, imagine it all in a 135- square- foot...
April 21, 2014 - 2:45pm
Vidalia onion growers can legally pack and ship onions this week. But so far the state’s agriculture commissioner doesn’t appear to be doing anything to punish a Georgia grower who admits to packing...
April 3, 2014 - 6:44pm
The crack of a baseball bat is a familiar and exciting sound on spring nights in Savannah, home of the Sand Gnats. This year, that sound may be bittersweet as the Sand Gnats begin what’s most likely...

Recent Blog Posts

GPB Sports Blog - July 22, 2014 - 3:56pm
Written By: GPB Sports Intern Savannah Pratt Summer practice is in full swing and so are Dekalb County's new head football coaches. Are they ready for the task? Dekalb's 2014 Media Day presented the...
GPB Sports Blog - July 18, 2014 - 10:08am
Written By: GPB Sports interns Jannah Bolds, Katie Wilson and Savannah Pratt Dekalb County Media Day, held this week at Tucker High School, officially kicked off the 2014 football season by showing...
GPB Sports Blog - July 14, 2014 - 2:54pm
South Cobb has had four head coaching changes in the last 18 months. New head coach Sherrod Rainge says, “We are going to learn from our past…everything is about now and going forward.” This is not...
GPB Sports Blog - July 14, 2014 - 11:39am
Written By: GPB Sports Intern Jannah Bolds “If the quarterback’s reading, and he comes around the corner, BOOM…right there! Alright? Let’s go, run it again,” said Sandy Creek High School Head Coach...
GPB Sports Blog - July 11, 2014 - 5:39am
Written By: GPB Sports Intern Katie Wilson Jacob Nichols has taken over Jason Duke’s head coaching position at Alpharetta High School. He represents one of nearly 70 football head coaching changes...

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